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New And Best Cameras And Camera Equipment - Arturo Rubio's Blog

Arturo Rubio has been a photographer since the late eighties. Since then he has photographed weddings, fundraising events for several nonprofits, including the American Heart Association, and has engaged in high-end on location portraiture.

He uses digital cameras but continues to shoot film in several formats. Loves writing about  cameras, accessories, all sorts of gizmos, photographic history and techniques.

Arturo's blog covers the latest and most innovative cameras, photo equipment and photo innovations.     

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Lytro Announces New 3D Living Picture Experience

Lytro delivers a new 3D living picture experience across mobile devices, desktop PCs and 3D-capable TVs. Extols its camera as the first that allows photographers to create a 3D image with a single exposure.

Lomography Presents New Winter Edition Cameras

Lomography has just launched holiday-inspired versions of its popular La Sardina and Diana F+ film cameras. Dressed up in Scandinavian-style patterns these two cameras are a fun way to capture some great analog holiday shots.

New Nikon Df Digital SLR Camera

Nikon Corporation recently announced the release of the Df, a Nikon FX-format digital SLR camera that will surely have retro-loving photographers drooling.

Lomography's New Petzval Lens

Old is new with Lomography's upcoming Petzval lens, a 19th century lens redesigned for 21st century photographers. Raising $1.3 million dollars through Kickstarter in only 30 days (the goal was $100,000) Lomography promises to deliver an uber slick lens for the retro photography enthusiast.

Nikon Sues Sakar Over iM1836 Android Camera

Nikon is suing Sakar International Inc. over the design of the Polaroid iM1836 camera, an Android-power device that looks like a carbon copy of the Nikon 1 J1.

The New Nikon 1 AW1 - World's First Underwater Digital Camera With Interchangeable Lenses

Nikon recently announced the Nikon 1 AW1, the world's first digital camera with interchangeable lenses that can all be used underwater. It will also be simultaneously launching two dedicated lenses for this camera.

Lytro-style Camera Technology On Smartphones Soon

Pelican Imaging, inventor of array camera technology for mobile devices,  recently announced a $20M investment by cellphone manufacturer Nokia. A representative of Nokia Growth Partners noted, "Pelican Imaging's computational camera solutions are at the cutting edge of mobile camera technologies. We believe they're positioned to lead the next wave in video and image capture; they're a great addition to our portfolio of innovators in the imaging space." If this is any indication, we may see Lytro-style camera technology on smartphones in the very near future.

Lytro Launches Light Field Photography Contest

Win up to $500 in Lytro's first International Photography Contest! Submit your pictures now for Lytro's first international light field photography contest. Use any of the Lytro camera's features, including Living Filters and Perspective Shiftas as well as Manual Controls to show your creativity. Five finalist will each win $250. One finalist will take the grand prize, doubling the cash prize to $500 and garnering an invitation to Lytro's Pro Shooter Program. Best of all, no entry fee.

Minox: History Of A Spy Camera

Developed in 1936, the Minox subminiature camera quickly became a secret agent's preferred tool for copying classified documents, as seen in many spy movies. Here's a look at some of the most famous Minox models still available to collectors.   

Top 3 Best Dashboard Cameras

The meteor that streaked across the Russian sky last February caused a big sensation, not just because it happened in broad daylight, being witnessed by many, but because of the amount of video cameras that captured this incredible event. Thanks to the prevalent use of dashboard cameras in Russia we were able to see videos uploaded to YouTube shortly after the event. These cameras are now becoming very popular in the U.S. Read about three of the best dashboard cameras currently in the market.